Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson dismissed as meaningless Government plans to allow air travel only with countries with similarly low rates of coronavirus. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Government’s air travel taskforce warned two weeks ago that an immediate decision was needed on the Republic’s two-week Covid-19 quarantine. The (...)

Open skies: Bobby Coote in the Frank Shouldice-directed Loosehorse documentary The Man Who Wanted to Fly.

When the story of an octogenarian Co Cavan farmer’s lifelong dream to fly is shown on RTÉ One on Monday night, it marks the next stop on a curious jou(...)

Dublin Aerospace was established in 2009. Photograph: iStock

Pretax profits at aircraft maintenance and overhaul firm Dublin Aerospace last year dipped marginally to €4.24 million. New accounts filed by Dublin (...)

The Irish Aviation Authority confirmed that it is seeing a growing number of applications for aircraft engineers’ licences. Photograph: Alan Betson

UK-based aircraft maintenance engineers are rushing to register with the Republic’s air travel safety watchdog as they fear a no-deal Brexit could hit(...)

An Ural Airlines aircraft. In June SB Leasing Ireland agreed to lease 14 new Boeing 737 Max-9 aircraft to the airline in a transaction worth $739m over 12 years.  Photograph: Getty Images

Sberbank, Russia’s largest lender, is expanding its Irish aviation leasing business even as losses stack up and as the US prepares new sanctions whic(...)

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes: he is also chairman of English championship soccer team Queens Park Rangers. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Indian police are investigating bribery claims against Tony Fernandes, chief executive of AirAsia Group, which has several Irish links. Local reports(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon , Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Dublin Aerospace chief executive Michael Tyrrell at the announcement of 150 new jobs at the company. Photograph: Alan Betson

An Irish aircraft maintenance specialist born out of the closure of a multinational plans to boost jobs by 150 to 350 over the next three years. Dubl(...)

Eoin Corbett: ‘I prefer to learn by doing than by sitting down with a book’

The drums are banging loudly for college. Trinity is the best university in Ireland and everyone should aspire to attend third-level. Students might o(...)

SMBC chief executive Peter Barrett: said company borrowed $500 million in July using senior unsecured notes, an important step as the company continued to diversify its sources of funding. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish aircraft lessor SMBC Capital Aviation spent about €8.5 million with local aerospace companies which it hired over the last year to prepare aircr(...)

Karl O’Brien: “Being in a very social media-savvy generation means I’m not learning from trends or analysis, I’m learning from the trenches”

Dublin teenager Karl O’Brien has swapped his bedroom in Swords for a city centre office due to the growing demands of his business Effector.ie. The f(...)

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